Focusrite Scarlett 18i6 USB Audio Interface
Product Ref: 20792
Focusrite Scarlett 18i6 USB Audio InterfaceDetails
Designed for easy multitrack recording at home, the Focusrite Scarlett 18i6 gives you 18 inputs and six outputs in a compact USB 2.0 audio interface. Two award-winning Focusrite preamps are paired with six high-quality analogue inputs, so you can simultaneously record guitar, bass, vocals and keys. Plus you can track drums at the same time with the ADAT optical cable from an outboard eight-channel mic pre unit such as the Focusrite OctoPre MkII.
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The Scarlett 18i6 comes with Scarlett MixControl, an 18 x 6 DSP mixer. The software lets you create six separate mixes with ultra-low latency, routing any combination of input signals and sequencer outputs to any of the Scarlett 18i6 outputs. Track, monitor and mix as quickly as possible with intuitive one-click configurations.
The two award-winning Focusrite preamps give you low noise and distortion, and the cutting-edge digital conversion captures the audio with pristine quality. 16 additional inputs mean you can capture takes without having to constantly repatch your studio.
The included software bundle means you can start making music with the Scarlett 18i6 straight away. Scarlett VST/AU/RTAS Plug-in Suite adds Focusrite compression, reverb, gating and EQ to the recording system, while the Focusrite Xcite+ bundle includes Ableton Live Lite, for production, performance and composition, Novation's Bass Station soft synth and over 1 Gig of royalty-free samples from Loopmasters.
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- Two high-quality award-winning Focusrite preamps
- Total I/O count of 18 inputs and 6 outputs
- High-quality 24-bit/96kHz USB interface
- Pro conversion and jitter elimination technology
- Scarlett MixControl ultra-low-latency DSP mixer/router provides an 18 x 6 DSP mixer with excellent routing flexibility
- Lower than 1.4ms latency
- Scarlett VST/AU/RTAS Plug-in Suite: Scarlett compression, reverb, gating and EQ
- Xcite+ Software Bundle includes royalty-free loops and samples, Novation Bass-station soft-synth, Ableton Live Lite 8
- Two Hi-Z instrument inputs
- Dedicated front-panel headphone bus
- Switchable phantom power
- Software PFL allows the mix engineer to easily monitor a single mixer channel or complete mix
- Mac: OS X 10.6 or higher
- Windows: XP SP3 (32bit only), Vista (32bit only), Windows 7, Windows 7 64bit, Windows 8
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